It's easy to fall in love with well-written books, and it's never too early to start reading aloud to your children. They learn rapidly, and vocabulary skills are developed at a faster rate, than those who have not been read to. Reading aloud also has the added benefit of expanding the hearer's imagination. So many of us become absorbed, being transported into other worlds and people's lives. As the children grow, so does the desire to hear good stories, and there are so many available on the market now it can be hard to choose. I love reading to children, and always do so with enthusiasm, As I am also a character actor at times, and a puppeteer, I am skilled at voices which add to the listener's experience. Try it yourself. My late husband was a public speaker, who became legally blind, and listened to talking books. Often, he would listen to the first few paragraphs of a story, and then return the book, all because the narration was wrong. Voices too monotone, too whiny, too obnoxious, too over-the-top, or just plain boring, not engendering any enthusiasm from the listener. The narration should leave the hearer wanting more. Start with the children, and give them a life-long love of listening.